HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Around 2:00 p.m. a crash between two vehicles left one overturned and another with heavy front end damage on Sloan Avenue near the intersection with St. Clair Avenue in front of Taco Bell and the Clover Shopping Center. Hamilton Police, Hamilton Fire Department and RWJ EMS responded to the scene. Initially there was reported entrapment with injuries but upon arrival of the fire department occupants were out walking around. There appeared to be no life-threatening injuries and it was unclear if anyone was transported to the hospital from the scene. Traffic was tied up on Sloan Avenue and Quakerbridge Road until the accident was cleared from the roadway. Hamilton Township Police is investigating the crash.
EAST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)—Around 2:50 p.m. it was reported that a roofer fell off a second story roof to the ground and had severe injures on Nettleton Drive section of Twin Rivers. East Windsor Police, East Windsor EMS and Capital Health Paramedics responded to the scene. The person was transported to the Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton for treatment. No additional details or information about the person’s condition is available at this time.
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–According to Trenton Public Information Officer Timothy J. Carol, just prior to 8:00 p.m. Trenton Police received a Shot Spotter Activation for seven rounds in the area of 6 Howard Street. Officers arrived and located a male shot in the chest. The victim was sitting in a car at the intersection of Handcock and Howard Streets when the shooter walked up and fired into the car hitting the victim in the chest. The Victim was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center by Trenton Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) and Capital Health Paramedics and was pronounced dead a short time later. The Trenton Shooting Response Team and the Mercer County Homicide Task Force were notified and responded to the scene. This is all the information available at this time, additional details will be added when they become available.
There have been 15 reported homicides in the City of Trenton in 2022.
As of September 20, 2022 there have been 15 reported homicides in the City of Trenton for the year 2022.
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UPPER FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ (MONMOUTH)–According to a witness a truck traveling south on Sharon Station Road between Herbert and County Road 524 struck a pole and snapped it at the base causing wires to crash to the ground and land on the roadway. The witness stated the truck continued on and did not stop. Hope Fire Company/Upper Freehold Township Firefighters responded just before noon for the wires down. New Jersey State Police provided traffic control until barricades could be brought from Upper Freehold and Monmouth County to close the road. A representative from Jersey Central Power and Light was on scene assessing the situation. New Jersey State Police was looking for the truck that struck the utility pole.
HAMILTON – ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–Flag sponsorships are now available for the Rotary Club of Robbinsville Hamilton’s popular Flags for Heroes display at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton.
Residents and businesses can honor their personal heroes by sponsoring a 3’x5’ American flag to be flown from Nov. 1-18 on the hospital grounds along White Horse-Hamilton Square Road and Klockner Road.
Flag sponsorships, starting at $60 for individuals and $300 for businesses, can be purchased from the Rotary Club’s website, www.RHRotary.org. The deadline for sponsorships is Oct. 20.
Each donor will receive a digital certificate, a keepsake flag medallion with their name, message, and hero’s name, and acknowledgement on the display banner at RWJUH/Hamilton and on the Rotary Club’s website.
Net proceeds from Flags for Heroes will be donated to non-profit organizations in Mercer County, including the Mercer County Military Action Council, which will help finance an active U.S. military member’s return to their family during military leave.
The third annual Flags for Heroes display will fill the prominent hospital field with an expected 300 flags honoring family members, teachers, veterans, active military, first responders and others who have made a mark in a person’s life. A Community Field Dedication and Veterans Day ceremony will be held on the grounds on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 11 am to noon.
“This year’s Flags for Heroes event is especially important because our Club is celebrating its 30th anniversary of service to the community,” said Kalpana Patel, president of the Rotary Club of Robbinsville Hamilton. “We hope this patriotic flag display will help inspire those who pass by or visit.”
“We are inviting local individuals and businesses to sponsor an American flag so that we may continue our efforts to assist those in need,” said Bill Coleman, chairperson of the Rotary Club’s Flag For Heroes committee. “This is a great opportunity for people to honor their hero and to make everyone aware in a moving display.”
For more information about the Rotary Club of Robbinsville Hamilton and its charitable initiatives, email info@RHRotary.org or visit www.RHRotary.org.